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Non-oil exports from western province up 47%

Exports from the western province of Kermanshah during the 7 months of the current Iranian calendar year (beginning on March 21) experienced 47% growth compared with the same period last year.

Addressing the non-oil exports development work group session Saturday, Governor-General of Kermanshah Houshang Bazvand said the average of non-oil exports growth has been 13.5% during this period.

Kermanshah has exported non-oil goods worth $1.6b, he said.

He also underlined the importance of preparing the export infrastructures for promoting exports in the province.

Meanwhile, the managing director of Kermanshah customs Khalil Heidari said that exports of transited goods had 28% increase compared with the same period last year.

He went on to say that goods worth $436m have been transited from Kermanshah customs.

Kermanshah, the capital of Kermanshah Province, is located 525 kilometers from Tehran in the western part of Iran.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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